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Mazda is a Japanese automotive company that manufactures passenger cars and commercial vehicles. It is one of the largest Japanese car manufacturers worldwide, along with companies such Toyota, Honda and Nissan.

From 1974 to 2015, the Ford Motor Company had a partnership with Mazda, as well as a stake.

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Contents

1920–1928 1928–1931 1931–1934 1934 1934–1954 (wordmark), 1934–1936 (main logo)
1920–1928 1928–1931 1931–1934 1934 1934–1954 (wordmark), 1934–1936 (main logo)
1936–1959 1951–1972 (secondary) 1954–1974 (wordmark) 1959–1974 1975–present (wordmark), 1975–1991 (main logo)
1936–1959 1951–1972 (secondary) 1954–1974 (wordmark) 1959–1974 1975–present (wordmark), 1975–1991 (main logo)
1991–1992 1992–1997 1997–2015 2015–2018 2018–present
1991–1992 1992–1997 1997–2015 2015–2018 2018–present

Toyo Cork Kogyo Co.

1920–1928

Mazda 1920.svg

This company was established as Toyo Cork Kogyo Co. in January 1920, which produced compressed cork boards.

Toyo Kogyo

1928–1931

Mazda 1928.svg

In September 1927, this company was renamed to Toyo Kogyo Co., Ltd., with the company's symbol mark becoming trademarked in July 1928.

Mazda

1931–1934

Mazda 1931.svg

This logo superimposed text over the Mitsubishi logo, as a result of signing an agency agreement with the latter in terms of three-wheel trucks and other models.

1934

Mazda 1934.svg

1934–1954 (wordmark), 1934-1936 (main logo)

Mazda 1934-2.svg

1936–1959

Mazda 1936.svg

1951–1972 (secondary)

Mazda 1951.svg

This logo is a graphic version of the brand name written in Japanese katakana characters: "マツダ"; this logo was not used as a badge.

1954–1974 (wordmark)

Mazda 1954.svg

1959–1974

Mazda 1959.svg

1975–present (wordmark), 1975–1991 (main logo)

Mazda 1975.svg
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Handel Gothic (Modified)
Launched:  Unknown

The current Mazda wordmark was introduced in 1975.

1991–1992

Mazda 1991.svg
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Handel Gothic (Modified)
Launched:  Unknown

1992–1997

Mazda 1992.svg
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Handel Gothic (Modified)
Launched:  Unknown

1997–present

1997–2015

Mazda 1997.svg
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Handel Gothic (Modified)
Launched:  Unknown

A winged M-shaped symbol was introduced in 1997 to complement the 1975 blue wordmark. It has been used ever since, with minor updates in recent years.

2015–2018

Mazda 2015.svg
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Handel Gothic (Modified)
Launched:  Unknown

In October 2015, the wordmark was slightly enlarged and given an electric blue outline.

2018–present

Mazda 2018.svg
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Handel Gothic (Modified)
Launched:  Unknown

A new corporate typeface, resembling the Optima font, was introduced in 2018. The wordmark lost its blue outline and was given a metallic look.

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